Pestle and Mortar

Woodturning - Making a Pestle and Mortar Course

Course Details

Level: For All

Maximum five students are taught in a group during this course.

Duration: 1 Day

Course hours will run from 9:00am-5:00pm (including approx half an hour for lunch).

Price: £125.00

Price includes VAT, all required materials,
required tools and a light lunch.

Learn how to create an attractive and functional pestle and mortar for your kitchen. This one day course is ideal for any beginner starting out in the woodturning field. Learn from your insightful tutor as they take you through a step-by-step guide on turning a pestle and mortar. Encompass the basic turning techniques alongside the making.

What you will learn

With guidance from your tutor throughout the course, you will learn how to select and prepare your materials. Work holding on the lathe and applying skills in basic spindle turning and bowl turning. Furthermore, you will learn sanding and finishing techniques to make your creation really stand out.

What you take home

  • Pestle and mortar
  • Certificate of attendance
  • ‘How to’ - Course details

Items you take home can change depending on the resources and materials available on the day.

Additional information

You will start your day with a welcome talk, including a hot drink, health and safety brief and a breakdown and review of the equipment you will be using.

This is a 'hands-on' course, each student being able to work at their own pace. The tutor will be able to demonstrate and explain the techniques to the group as a whole and individuals as required.

The minimum age is 14 years old and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course and must not be left unattended during class hours. If you would like to read our terms and conditions click here.

Peter Hibbin

Course Tutor

Peter Hibbin - Meet your tutor

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